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Estimation of the male and female mutation rates in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1587532     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the results of an international collaborative study aimed at estimating the ratio of male to female mutation rates in Duchenne muscular dystrophy based on the method of C. Müller and T. Grimm. With a sample size of 295, this ratio is found to be very close to 1, thus giving evidence for equal mutation rates in males and females in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
B Müller; C Dechant; G Meng; S Liechti-Gallati; R A Doherty; J F Hejtmancik; E Bakker; A P Read; M Jeanpierre; K H Fischbeck
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human genetics     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0340-6717     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Genet.     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-19     Completed Date:  1992-06-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7613873     Medline TA:  Hum Genet     Country:  GERMANY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Abteilung für pädiatrische Genetik und pränatale Diagnostik, Kinderpoliklinik der Universität, München, Federal Republic of Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Blotting, Southern
Muscular Dystrophies / genetics*
Mutation / genetics
Sex Factors
United States

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